IIS-BERLIN POLICY on the protection of the privacy of personal data provided to visitors to the iis-berlin.ru, iis-berlin.de, iis-berlin.com websites


IIS Berlin (hereinafter referred to as “IIS” or “We”) is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal data and to providing you with a positive experience when you visit our websites. This document describes the way in which IIS handles personal data, which IIS adheres to for all users of its websites.

By accessing any of our websites, you hereby give your full and unconditional consent to this policy and give IIS-Berlin your consent to all handling of your personal data, and any special personal data that you provide while using our websites, including its collection, arrangement, storage, correction (update, modification), use, anonymisation, blockage, destruction, under the conditions described in this policy and in the “IIS-BERLIN” policy for handling personal data.

You also hereby give your consent to the processing of your personal data by IIS-Berlin for the listing and entering of your personal data into the electronic databases of IIS-Berlin under the conditions set out in this policy and in the “IIS-BERLIN” policy for the processing of personal data.

The above consent to the processing of personal data applies from the moment you provide personal data to our website for the duration of your use of the IIS-Berlin websites.

  1. Collection of your personal data

1.1 When IIS-Berlin collects any personal data on any of our websites, IIS-Berlin makes it clear why it collects this information.

1.2 Personal data are any data used to identify you as an individual. These may include, but are not limited to, your name, e-mail address, postal or other physical address, occupation and other information necessary to perform the services, deliver the products or other operations requested by you, as well as to fulfill your contractual obligations, such as competition rules.

1.3 By providing us with your personal data you will be able to:

1.3.1 Make forum entries and leave comments on the pages of the website;

1.3.2. subscribe to our newsletter;

1.3.3 Take part in contests and other special programs;

1.3.4. Gain access to the private parts of the Site;

1.3.5. Use own personal space on the Site.

1.3.6. Receive information about the operator of personal data; 1.3.4.

  1. to use your personal data, including special personal data:

2.1 We only use your personal data for the purposes specified when collecting the data and for complying with applicable laws and contracts entered into with you.

2.2 We will not use your personal data for other purposes without your consent.

2.3 We may use your personal data for the following purposes:

2.3.1. To create personal user profiles;

2.3.2 To contact you in order to provide you with information or a service;

2.3.3 To respond to your queries to the website helpdesk;

2.3.4. For competitions, sweepstakes and other promotions on the IIS-Berlin websites;

2.3.5 For surveys and opinion polls to improve the quality of the service. Participation in any survey is voluntary;

2.3.6 To provide you with information and services according to your own preferences and requests;

2.3.7 To enable you to communicate with other registered users on the IIS-Berlin websites;

2.3.8 To enable you to fulfil your contractual obligations.

  1. To use and update your personal data

3.1 We need your help to ensure that the information you provide to us is accurate and up-to-date.

3.2 We will appreciate it if you update your personal details as they change. Users of the IIS-Berlin websites can update their personal data themselves by editing their user profile.

  1. Unsubscribing

4.1 Newsletter subscriptions are managed via the IIS-Berlin email system. Furthermore, every time an email is sent, it contains instructions on how to unsubscribe from receiving the newsletter.

4.2 You can unsubscribe from the newsletter by sending an email with your name, email address and the name of the newsletter you wish to unsubscribe from to the website administration address listed on each website.

  1. Providing your personal data to third parties

5.1 We do not sell or rent your personal data to third parties for marketing purposes without your permission.

5.2 We may disclose your personal data to companies affiliated to IIS-Berlin or to companies in the same group as IIS-Berlin for the processing and storage.

5.3 We may also pass your personal data to authorised agencies or contractors for the performance of a required service or contractual obligation with you. For example, when sending you a prize won in one of our competitions, we must give your name and address to the shipping company or prize-giving sponsor. We provide third parties with the minimum amount of personal data necessary only to provide the required service or perform the obligation.

5.4 If necessary, we may use your personal data and other information to respond to government requests, subpoenas, court orders or court orders. We may also use our legal rights to defend against claims.

5.5 We may collect and possibly disclose to third parties information in our possession in order to investigate, prevent and stop any illegal activities and violations of the IIS-Berlin website terms of use and other situations as permitted by law.

5.6 While navigating through the IIS-Berlin websites, you may be directed to other websites containing information or functional resources provided by third parties. This is usually done for special events such as competitions, surveys or opinion polls.

5.7 Only when information is collected on behalf of IIS-Berlin will the use of your data be governed by the IIS-Berlin privacy policy.

5.8 Where information is made available on other websites, the privacy policy of the data controller will be used. We are not responsible for the content of such websites or for the privacy policies of their respective owners. We encourage you to check the privacy policies of these (and all other) third party websites yourself.

5.9 IIS-Berlin requires its partners to use a policy that is compliant with IIS-Berlin’s privacy policy.

  1. Use of personal data for other purposes

6.1 For the use of your personal data for any other purpose, we ask for your approval.

  1. Customisation

7.1 In order to improve the quality and efficiency of the service, we can customise the type of newsletter and website according to the individual preferences of users, based on information previously provided by them or on information obtained from IIS-Berlin sites.

  1. Security of your personal data

8.1 IIS-Berlin uses security technologies, procedures and organisational measures to protect your personal data against unauthorised access, use or disclosure.

8.2 While we endeavour to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of the data you transmit.

8.3 We recommend that you take all measures to protect your personal data when using the Internet. Change your passwords frequently, use a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords, and use a secure browser.

  1. Cookies and other technologies

9.1 Cookies and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons may be used on IIS-Berlin websites in order to generate recommendations, generate personalised advertising and collect analytical information in aggregate form. Using these tools, we can better understand users’ needs and requirements and improve our services and the effectiveness of our websites. You can use most of our websites even if you have disabled cookies in your browser. However, some websites may not allow you to do certain things if cookies have been disabled and you have not consented to their use. You can always refuse the use of cookies by accessing your browser settings.

9.2 We use third-party services to monitor traffic, statistical research, advertising and other operations on IIS-Berlin websites. In particular, we use Google Analytics for remarketing and reporting on demographic data and interest categories. If you do not wish to have the data relating to your activities on IIS-Berlin websites sent to Google Analytics, you may install a Google Analytics blocker or use the NAI (Network Advertising Initiative) opt-out tool. However, we reserve the right to use other tools to collect web statistics.

9.3 With the permission of IIS-Berlin, these third parties may use cookies, IIS-Berlin website access history logs, Web counters and other monitoring technologies for the compilation of anonymous, aggregated statistics on visitors to IIS-Berlin websites.

9.4 We also reserve the right to include Web counters in HTML newsletters to count the number of emails (articles, links, etc.) opened.

  1. Data storage

10.1 IIS-Berlin stores your personal data as soon as you provide it, and for the duration of your use of the IIS-Berlin websites, but no more than is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or than is required by current laws or regulations.

  1. Blog comments and forums

11.1 Blog comments and forums on IIS-Berlin websites are public. Please consider this before submitting any material to them.

  1. Privacy of the children’s personal data

12.1 IIS-Berlin does not collect personal data about anyone under the age of 14.

12.2 If we discover that any data relating to a child under the age of 14 has been collected on our systems, we immediately delete such information.

12.3 IIS-Berlin strongly recommends that parents and substitute parents supervise the use of the Internet sites by their children.

12.4 Here are a few tips to keep your child safe online:

12.4.1 Instruct the child that under no circumstances should personal data be transmitted online without the supervision of a parent or adult guardian. This applies in particular to information such as name, home address, telephone number, school information etc.

12.4.2 Be aware of which websites your child visits and which websites are appropriate for children to visit.

12.4.3 Be aware of the privacy policy of the site in question. Be aware of how your child’s information will be used.

  1. Consent to the provisions of this Policy

13.1 By submitting personal data, visitors to IIS-Berlin Internet sites agree to the provisions of this policy.

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